MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Ready to Enroll in Our Maintenance Program?

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Summer is winding down here in Kansas and you’ve made it through another season with your air conditioning system. It’s easiest to just turn off your system as the weather cools down and forget about it until next spring. While this is the easy route, it isn’t the smart route. You need to think about your maintenance services.

Maintenance services are the best way for you to ensure that you’re getting the best service from your air conditioning and heating system. If you want cost-effective air-conditioning services and a lowered chance for breakdowns, you need to schedule yearly AC maintenance in Overland Park, KS. Contact our professionals today and ask about our MVP maintenance program—it’s the easiest way to keep your AC and heating system in great shape.

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How Short Cycling Harms Your AC System

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Is your air conditioner on your last nerve? The last thing you want your air conditioner to do during this time of year is cycle irregularly. You might not think about it in this way, but your air conditioner function in cycles. Your air conditioner turns on, runs for a period of time, stops, and then starts up a while later if your room starts to heat up again. This cycle shouldn’t happen in short intervals and it also shouldn’t take forever to start up again between each cycle. 

If you ever start to notice that your air conditioner runs in really short, irregular cycles, you’re going to need to call in a professional air conditioning technician. Our experts truly understand air conditioning in Olathe, KS and we can make sure that you get the air conditioning service that you deserve.

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Why an AC Tune-Up is Essential

Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Let’s be honest, HVAC systems are complicated. From refrigerant leaks to electrical failure, to short cycling, there can be a multitude of problems that come up with your standard central air unit. These are not problems that can be easily self-diagnosed or solved with a quick online search. They often occur on the hottest days with the highest humidity, rendering you hot, tired, and wondering what to do.

The best solution to a faulty air conditioner is making sure they never come up in the first place. Regularly scheduled AC tune-ups can notify a trusted technician when something doesn’t look right in your unit. Rather than wait for a heatwave or for your AC unit breaks down, it’s far cheaper and hassle-free to tune-up your AC unit before the season is in full swing. So why not strike before the iron is hot and call us for an air conditioning tune-up in Overland Park, KS today.

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Nope, It’s Not Too Late to Maintain Your AC System

Monday, July 8th, 2019

It’s summer and the heat has arrived here in Overland Park. We’ve had some really high peaks in our weather in the past couple of weeks, so we’re sure that you’ve turned to your thermostat and dialed down the temperature pretty low during some point this year. Maintenance is one of those things that ideally should be scheduled during the spring. Spring is the right time to do this because it allows you to prepare your air conditioning system for the high temperatures ahead.

While spring is the ideal time, it doesn’t mean that it’s the only time for you to schedule these services. If you need AC maintenance in Overland Park, KS, you can rely on our professional technicians. We’ll help you keep your home in great shape.

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Debunking 3 Common Air Conditioner Myths

Monday, June 24th, 2019
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If you have a central air conditioner in your home, it’s important to understand how this system works. Now, don’t get us wrong, we’re not asking you to know every single part in your system by name or to even to know each stage of the air conditioning process. All we’d like you to know is the basics.

We answer a lot of questions from homeowners across Kansas so we’ve compiled a few of the most common misconceptions below to guide our customers in the right direction. If you have trouble with your air conditioner and need air conditioning repair in Overland Park, KS, you can trust our professionals. If you’d like to learn more about how refrigerant works in your system keep reading below.

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Are You Ready to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

Is it time to replace the air conditioner in your home? Sometimes it’s not so easy to be sure. The problem is that you don’t want to wait too long to replace your air conditioner and run into a bigger problem like an extended repair issue or a breakdown. The best thing that you can do is find a professional to assess your home.

If you read any of the blog content below and realize that you need to replace your air conditioner make sure you contact our professionals. We can walk you through your air conditioner replacement in Overland Park, KS with ease. We’ll make the process easy, cost-effective, and make sure you’re informed every single step of the way.

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The Time for AC Maintenance Has Arrived

Monday, May 13th, 2019
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Uh oh… it’s already time for air conditioning maintenance! But don’t worry, AC maintenance isn’t anything to be scared about.

However, we do like to give it special attention just after winter. Not only is it easy to forget to schedule your maintenance tune-up, but there’s also the fact that neglecting maintenance is one of the worst ways to begin the air conditioning season.

In this post, we’ll explain why now is the best time for air conditioning maintenance, as well as why it’s in your best interest not to neglect it.

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Knowing Whether to Replace or Repair Your Thermostat

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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In order to keep your air conditioner or heater running in top shape, it’s going to need the occasional HVAC services in Leawood, KS, such as repairs and maintenance from a professional. Eventually, it will get so old that it just needs to be replaced entirely.

As for the thermostat, it’s not quite the same story. Thermostats are simple devices with far fewer moving parts. Of course, that doesn’t mean they’re impervious to the occasional repair issue.

In this post, we’ll explain when your thermostat might need repairs or when it might need a complete replacement.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Your AC to Break Down

Monday, November 26th, 2018

ac-maintenanceHomeowners are willing to spend a lot of money on a highly efficient and effective air conditioning system. Yet, as time passes and they begin to take the AC for granted, some may neglect to have it serviced for necessary maintenance and repair checks.

Of course, we understand. After installing an AC, the goal should be to spend as little money as possible—not to find new reasons to spend money! But what if we told you that spending the money on a couple maintenance calls is the key to reducing AC expenses? If you’re intrigued, or simply confused, keep reading and we’ll explain.

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AC Installation Is Not a DIY Job!

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

air-conditioner-installationWe don’t condone anyone to do their own, DIY air conditioning installation. You might be thinking, “Of course not, because how would you make any money?”

True. It is our job, after all. But mostly, we’re worried about the extra time and money it will cost you after the fact. Many homeowners who embark on these DIY installations don’t realize how many things can possibly go wrong in an AC installation—and it’s not always apparent at first.

The experience of a professional HVAC contractor can recognize a good installation when they see one, and it’s what gives them the confidence to guarantee a job well done. However, we can’t say the same for amateur installations. We’ll give you a few reasons why DIY doesn’t work out the way you think it would.

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